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MAHDI: 1500 to 2014

It was the year 1500, according to an article by BBC, one of the assistants to the Venetian ambassador to England observed English families that kept their children at home until they were about nine years old, before sending them off to perform menial labor tasks in other homes. Research showed this trend was the […]

RUTH: From sea to shining sea

The United States is a beautiful country, and there is no doubt about that. There is even a song that was inspired by its spacious skies, amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties and fruited plain. In 2000, the California Coastal National Monument was established by President Bill Clinton to protect the islands, coastal bluffs, […]

EDIT: Education for all

The University System of Maryland is holding a pilot program in which students would not have to pay for textbooks. By having students use free “open-source textbooks” that are put together by their professors, this program would save an estimated 1,000 students more than a combined $130,000. This is an example of a program that […]

EDIT: Protect your students

After his fourth grade son endured months of physical and verbal bullying from a fellow classmate at Rolling Hills Elementary, Stephen Feudner said as a last resort he filed a restraining order against the troubled nine-year-old. The restraining order was granted, but since the school refuses to release the full name and address of the […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Recommendations made to achieve green goals in Boston

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:  Green goals in Boston   As a Boston University student, it was commonplace for me to see recycling bins alongside trash bins around campus. To my surprise, this is not the case around the rest of Boston, as only 18 percent of the city’s waste ends up recycled. This is not […]